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Flashcards in Living The Christian Life Deck (12):
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Charity

Voluntary giving to those in need

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Contemplative life

The life of prayer and meditation lived by some religious orders

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Displaying religion

Making a show if your religion , eg. By praying the street

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The evangelical counsels

The vows of poverty, chastity and obedience

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Holy orders

The status of a priest, bishop or deacon

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Hypocrite

A person who acts in a way that contradicts what they say

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The law of moses

The laws god gave to moses in the old testament

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The monastic life

Living as a monk or nun in a monastic community

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Religious community

A religious order who live together as a group eg. The Benedictines

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The sermon on the mount

Jesus' description of Christian living

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Vocation

A call from God to lead the Christian life

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Active life

The life lived by religious orders who work in society as well as praying